NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: I-16-0112-O Page 1 of 1 We received an anonymous allegation that a PI1 had converted a student’s dissertation 2 into an NSF proposal. 3 Our analysis showed that the proposal was not copied from the dissertation. We reached out to the anonymous complainant on numerous occasions for further information, but the complainant did not respond. Without further information, this case cannot be pursued. This case is closed with no further action taken. 1 2 3 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-06-21.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)